Top Tweets of the Week: Dec 2-Dec 8


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UN Watch’s Top Tweets in June 2020

Trending UN Watch tweets from June: China lashes out at UN Watch for exposing its repression of Uighur Muslims; rogue regimes dominate UN’s top human

Libya: New UNHRC mandate not serious

Many praised the new UNHRC resolution on Libya saying it will end impunity for rights violations, but the facts that it praises the government, fails

Trending UN Watch tweets:  France and the UN Human Rights Office apply a double standard regarding police violence in response to the Yellow Vest riots; the UN Human Rights Chief is silent on Human Rights Council Member Qatar’s overt antisemitism; UNIFIL, the UN agency charged with peacekeeping and security on the Israeli-Lebanese border, is exposed for its failure to detect or stop Hezbollah tunnels uncovered by the IDF; Support from Western states Switzerland, Norway, and New Zealand helps the PLO prevent the passage of a UN resolution that would have condemned Hamas for the first time; China receives widespread praise from UN Member States, despite an abysmal human rights record; and abusive Senegal is elected to the prestigious chair position of the UN Human Rights Council.

Switzerland, Norway, and New Zealand abstained on a rare measure to require a 2/3 vote on a US resolution to condemn Hamas.